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Why the NBA Dunk Contest Will Return to Awesomeness in 2015

The best part about NBA All-Star Weekend used to be the Slam Dunk Contest. Remember those days? In recent years, an event that once exhilarated fans around the world has for the most part been a painfully flat afterthought. Last season,...Show More Summary

Watch Giannis Antetokounmpo make a windmill dunk look impossibly easy

So casual. Giannis Antetokounmpo will compete in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star weekend. He got some extra preparation during Milwaukee's game on Saturday, throwing down a windmill dunk on a fast break. If he's doing that in games, imagine what he might have in store for the dunk contest.

2015 NBA All-Star Rosters, Slam Dunk Contest participants and more

The NBA has announced participants for the All-Star weekend festivities. Here they are in one place. The 2014 NBA All-Star Game will take place in New York City from Feb. 13-15. Friday and Saturday night festivities will happen at the...Show More Summary

2015 NBA Dunk Contest Is Zach LaVine's to Lose

The 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk returns in its purest form at this February's NBA All-Star Weekend in New York, which is good news for the best pure dunker in the field: Zach LaVine. According to an official release, the convoluted conference split that led to so much confusion last year (quick, try to remember who won. Show More Summary

2015 Slam Dunk Contest Participants Announced

There had been some earlier media reports, but on Tuesday the NBA made it official by announcing the four players that will be participating in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk The post 2015 Slam Dunk Contest Participants Announced appeared first on SLAMonline.

‘Greek Freak’ headlines 2015 NBA slam dunk contest

7 months agoSports : The Early Lead

By the end of the NBA’s 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, the whole country will know how to spell the name “Giannis Antetokounmpo.” Well, okay, probably not, but the second-year Bucks forward has been given the perfect forum to get folks better acquainted with his jaw-dropping athleticism. Antetokounmpo, nicknamed the “Greek Freak,” was selected Tuesday […]

Antetokounmpo, LaVine, Oladipo, Plumlee to compete in Sprint Slam Dunk contest

The 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk at NBA All-Star 2015 in New York City will feature four exciting, up-and-coming players and a format change that adds an old-school feel to the 30th edition of the contest.

NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2015: Participant List, Historical Records and More

The Slam Dunk Contest has been the preeminent skills competition during the NBA's All-Star Weekend since its inception in 1984, and there is little doubt that will continue to be the case in 2015. This year's event is stacked with supremely...Show More Summary

Giannis Antetokounmpo leads NBA Slam Dunk Contest participants

There aren't any big stars, but there are still an intriguing list of participants, led by the emerging Milwaukee Bucks' star. The NBA has formally announced the participants for the 2015 dunk contest: Giannis Antetokounmpo from theShow More Summary

The 2015 Dunk Contest Might Kick Some Real Ass

7 months agoSports : Deadspin

According to everyone's favorite NBA insider, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, this year's NBA All-Star Slam Dunk field has been chosen, and it's a doozy. Read more...

NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2015: Date, Updates on Rumored Participants and More

Three participants who reportedly committed to the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend have been revealed. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported Wednesday that Milwaukee Bucks wing Giannis Antetokounmpo, OrlandoShow More Summary

Report: Zach LaVine to Headline NBA Dunk Contest

Unfortunately, we won’t see Andrew Wiggins in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest next month, but according to Yahoo! Sports, his high-flying teammate Zach LaVine will participate. Reportedly joining LaVine in The post Report: Zach LaVine to Headline NBA Dunk Contest appeared first on SLAMonline.

What to Expect from Rookie Andrew Wiggins in the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

If there's one thing about Andrew Wiggins that the analytics crowd can't hate on, it's his insane athleticism, which will reportedly be on display at the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, although the NBA has not yet confirmed that. HoopsShow More Summary

Report: Andrew Wiggins to Participate in 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Minnesota Timberwolves first-year stud Andrew Wiggins will take flight at the 2015 Dunk Contest, according to his father Mitchell. Wiggins, the top overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, is […] The post Report: Andrew Wiggins to Participate in 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest appeared first on SLAMonline.

Vince Carter is still throwing down dunks on people in 2015

We're coming up on the 15th anniversary of Vince Carter's Slam Dunk contest win. He's still dunking on fools. Vince is 37! And he's doing this! In fact, he's doing it kinda regularly! Carter's playing a limited role for the Grizzlies...Show More Summary

#TBT: Larry Nance

The high-flyer wins the first-ever Slam Dunk Contest. The post #TBT: Larry Nance appeared first on SLAMonline.

Watch a Jazz forward dunk on a child

That'll knock that kid down a few pegs. This is Utah Jazz forward and former Slam Dunk Contest champion Jeremy Evans teaching a kid a valuable life lesson also indoctrinated by Homer Simpson. "You tried and you failed miserably. TheShow More Summary

Wolves' Zach LaVine Shows off His Insane Hops at Seattle Pro-Am

It's no secret Zach LaVine has hops, but this is getting ridiculous. The Minnesota Timberwolves rookie showed off his leaping ability during a dunk exhibition at the Seattle Pro-Am. Sign this kid up for the 2015 Slam Dunk Contest immediately. [ HoopMixTape ] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Dunk over NYPD cop car makes New York playground go wild

Everybody thought the cops had come to kill the party, but really they were there to serve as a prop in a huge dunk. Remember when Blake Griffin won the NBA Slam Dunk contest for finishing an alley-oop over the hood of a Kia? Well, he's...Show More Summary

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